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A fine Roman carnelian Intaglio of the Emperor Hadrian, ca 117 - 138 AD
Reference No: RJ814
A fine Roman carnelian Intaglio of the Emperor Hadrian, ca 117 - 138 AD
Price : $ 6,000
EUR 5,532.00 GBP 4,734.60 AUD 9,205.20
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Laureate heroic bust of Hadrian, the bearded emperor in left profile with slight drapery on left shoulder.  Photographs enlarged to show detail. 

Condition: Intact with some minor losses to the intaglio edge that does not impact the carving, in very good condition overall.  Set in the 19th century as an antique 18K gold ring.  A very fine example.

Dimensions: US Ring Size: 6 1/2

Provenance:  Private English collection.